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The 7 Most Unhelpful Things To Say To Someone Who’s House Hunting

Real talk: Buying your first house – or any house! – is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll make in a lifetime. (That’s why it matters to do your research about homeowners insurance.) My husband and I have been house hunting for more than three years. And if your experience is anything like ours… it’s an emotional roller coaster. As a house-hunter, you’re already...

Could You Spot These Coronavirus Cyber Scams?

Editor's note: This article originally appeared on The PhishLabs Blog. By this time, most everyone in the world has heard about COVID-19, a global outbreak that is commonly referred to as the coronavirus. With growing fear and a lack of information, the stock markets have dropped to lows we haven’t seen in years, and organizations everywhere are putting together contingency plans. Like most global events,...

The Beginner’s Guide To Installing A Fence

Good fences make good neighbors. At least that’s how the saying goes. Planning to install a fence of your own? While it might seem like a straightforward DIY project, rookie mistakes could quickly turn your fence into an eyesore (and an expensive one, at that). Don’t let this simple project turn into more of a headache than a home improvement. With a little help and...

Should I Invest In A Fixed Annuity?

Individuals who are semi-retired, about to retire, or already retired may choose fixed annuities to help stabilize their income from investments. Fixed annuities are insurance contacts. They offer the person who owns the annuity a set amount of income at regular intervals up to a specified point in time or a specified event, such as the annuity owner’s death. Investing in fixed annuities has both...

12 Creative Ways To Support Your Local Businesses Right Now

Even when we’re told to maintain social distance, we need each other more than ever. As the news of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues, it’s essential to follow public health guidance from experts such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and your local government to keep your distance and slow the spread. (Read more about how ERIE and our local agents are maintaining our...